29 fresh dengue cases in Delhi

New Delhi: Twenty nine fresh cases of dengue were reported here today, taking the total number of patients reported so far to 479.

While all the 29 fresh cases reported today were from three Municipal Corporations areas, none was reported from the New Delhi Municipal Corporation area.

According to data available, 479 cases of dengue have been detected here since the outbreak of the disease early this month.

South Delhi Municipal Corporation reported the maximum number of cases at 197, while 180 cases were detected in North Delhi Municipal Corporation area. 86 cases have so far been reported from East Delhi Municipal Corporation.

Out of the 479 cases, five cases have been reported from outside Delhi. A nine-year-old girl died due to dengue last month.